Posted by Gerry in Who are the Billionaires?
on Jul 19th, 2009 | Comments Off on The First Black Billionaire (No it wasn't Oprah)
It was Robert Johnson, the founder of BET (Black Entertainment Television)
Right now Oprah is the only Black Billionaire. Mr. Johnson’s fortune has been diminished due to a divorce in 2002, and a decline in the value of his stock holdings.